Thursday, Dec 09, 2021

Civil Services - IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS etc

NCP MP Demands Age Relaxation To Civil Services Aspirants In View Of Covid Pandemic

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Rajya Sabha member Fauzia Khan on Friday made a case for providing age relaxation to civil services aspirants in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Raijor Dal and Assam Jatiya Parishad Oppose Government Decision To Abolish Language Paper In Civil Services Exam

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Addressing a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said recognised languages would include Bodo or Bengali or any other tribal language of the state, and also Hindi as many people in Assam speak it.

Lucknow: Eleven Out Of 48 IFS Officers At Training Test Positive For Covid-19

11 out of 48 IFS officers who went for a mid-career training at Lucknow from Dehradun's Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy have tested positive for Covid-19.

West Bengal Mulls Lateral Entry In Bureaucracy, Similar To Centre’s Move

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The officials in the state administration said lateral entry would be done for the posts including special secretary and joint secretaries.

‘Not A Simple Achievement’: Meet Himachal’s Visually Challenged Umesh Labana Who Cracked UPSC

Umesh Labana looks forward to join the elite IAS service and preferably work on projects to change the mindset of the society towards physically challenged or visually impaired people.

24 September, 2021

761 Candidates Qualify UPSC Civil Services Exam, Engineering Graduates Bag Top Positions

Outlook Web Desk

The UPSC result declaration for civil services 2020 saw engineering graduates Shubham Kumar and Jagrati Awasthi bagging first and second rank respectively.

07 September, 2021

Kerala IAS Officer Faces Case For Sending Inappropriate WhatsApp Sticker To Woman Journalist

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident happened in February this year. But the police registered the case on Tuesday after obtaining legal advice on the issue.

30 August, 2021

Caught On Camera: Karnal SDM Asks Cops To Break Farmers’ Heads During Protest; Deputy CM Promises Action

Outlook Web Bureau

Karnal SDM Ayush Sinha, a 2018-batch IAS officer, was caught on camera telling police to ‘break farmers’ heads’ during the protest.

24 July, 2021

Gun Licence Racket: CBI Conducts Raids At 40 Locations In J&K, Delhi

Naseer Ganai

Raids were conducted at the official and residential premises of senior officials including the IAS and the KAS officers.

25 June, 2021

Portrait Of An Ace Kolkata Conman Held For Fake Covid-19 Vaccination

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The fake ‘IAS’ claiming to be a top Kolkata Municipal Corporation officer was arrested following actor-turned TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty’s complaint

19 June, 2021

Covid Warrior: How This IAS Officer Turned The Tide In Chennai

G.C. Shekhar

With his experience at managing disasters – tsunami, cyclones and floods-, Gagandeep Singh Bedi’s appointment as Commissioner of Greater Chennai Corporation during the second wave of Covid-19 was a real master stroke.


14 June, 2021

Rebels Without A Cause: Duplicity Of Retired Babus Giving Unsolicited Advise

Sachin Shridhar

How some retired bureaucrats morph into indignant conscience keepers of the nation.

21 April, 2021

Watch: Selfless Delhi Constable Rescues 80-Year-Old Covid Patient Abandoned By Family

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi police constable visited the house to aide the elderly after receiving a call from his daughter and saw a poster outside which said that after death his body may be handed over to police.

16 March, 2021

The IAS Have Brought This Upon Themselves

Arun Bhatnagar

Over the years, the fall of the IAS has been precipitous and such that it now requires a root and branch overhaul, including at the induction stage.

07 March, 2021

Hamari Chhoriyan Ke Chore Se Kam Hai, A Himachal Version

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal police go all out to celebrate women’s contribution to police force on Women’s Day

11 February, 2021

UPSC's Reserve List Is Not Waiting List: Jitendra Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

Since CSE-2002, the Commission maintains a confidential consolidated reserve list that includes candidates from general and reserved categories.

06 February, 2021

Speculations Of Shah Faesal's Comeback To Civil Services Rife After Govt Says He Has A 'Change Of Heart'

Naseer Ganai

This year in January, Faesal broke his long silence and praised the government's vaccination drive.


06 February, 2021

UPSC Topper Athar Aamir Khan Is Back In Jammu And Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

Athar Aamir-ul-Shafi Khan made it to the Indian Administrative Services securing the second rank in 2017.

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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

PTI Photo

People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

PTI Photo

Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

PTI Photo

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta